There’s no need to pre-book general admission tickets. Simply arrive at Level 2 to enter the museum between 9:30am and 3pm (doors close at 4pm). 

Parasites research

The study of animals that live on or in other life forms, often to the detriment of the host.

Protozoans

Project leader: Dr Robert D. Adlard

  • morphological and molecular diagnosis of emerging protozoan pathogens of finfish
  • protozoan parasitology of commercially cultured bivalves
  • protozoan pathogens in aquaculture; aquatic animal health
  • blood-borne parasitic protozoa of Australia's avifauna.

Worms (parasitic helminths)

Project leader: Dr Robert D. Adlard

  • taxonomy of digenean and monogenean parasitic worms of coral reef fish
  • molecular phylogeny of parasites of fishes
  • determinants of distribution of digenean parasites of coral-reef fishes
  • Nematomorph (Gordian worms) morphology and diversity.